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Crisp had been dealing with a hamstring issue earlier in the week, but was able to return to action Friday. He sat out Saturday because the team still had some concerns about Crisp batting right-handed. The team is facing a right-handed pitcher Sunday, so Crisp is back in the lineup. It's unclear how long he'll be held out of action against lefties.
Doolittle can earn more money based on incentives. The deal could be worth more than $20 million depending on whether his options get picked up.
Mitchell dominated during his last start, striking out 12 hitters in six innings. With Ivan Nova going on the disabled list, Mitchell could see time in the rotation. The club hasn't announced his role yet, however.
Minor (shoulder) went 2-1 with a 3.52 ERA and 0.91 WHIP in four rehab appearances (three starts) between Class A, Double-A and Triple-A. He struck out 17 batters in 15 1/3 innings.
Kimbrel was removed from Saturday's game after loading the bases during a save situation. He was charged with two runs on three hits and one walk in two-thirds of an inning.
Mercer did make a pinch-hit appearance Saturday, recording a fly out to center field in the sixth inning.